Paul Masson is Managing Director of Strategic Alliances Resources Network. His experience is with corporate finance, with an emphasis on emerging technologies.
Mr. Masson received his undergraduate degree in Economics with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1974 and an MBA in Finance with honors from the Wharton School in 1975. He began his career as an Assistant Vice President of Wells Fargo Bank, was Director of Corporate Financial Services consulting for SRI International, was a project manager for for Babcock & Brown Trade Finance and Ginex Funding Corporation, and was Director of Technology Commercialization for American Technology Initiative. He was the recipient of a White House Public Policy Fellowship, the NASA Public service Award and Medal, and is a member of the Silicon Valley Innovation Institute and the Association for Strategic Planning.
Mr. Masson’s federal agency clients have included the Department of Defense, the Department of Commerce, NASA, and the Department of Energy, emphasizing public/private technology alliances. In the private sector, he has consulted with companies focused on software development, sensor technology, robotics, information systems equipment, and aerospace.
Mr. Masson’s corporate finance experience includes raising debt and equity in public and private markets, contract CFO functions, contract controller functions, credit analysis, tax strategy, debt-to-equity swaps, off-shore sale leaseback positions, and syndicated lending to U.S. multinational corporations and foreign governments in Latin America for both commercial as well as investment banks.